Folk Craft

Upcycled Yarn

Upcycled Yarn

Looking for a weekend project, but your craft stores are still closed? Try recycling those pesky plastic grocery bags into yarn! These plastic strips can be used like any other string in knitting,...
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Flat Reed Chair Bottoming

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of chair bottoming, with a focus on splint-style weaving. Originally, splint was...
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The Joy of Castile Soap Workshop

Miss Jenny uses her Castile soap for the base of 100’s of recipes that are custom tailored to meet the Stevens families cleaning challenges. This class will teach you how to make cold process...
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Homemade Cotton Mask Sewing Tutorial

Homemade Cotton Mask Sewing Tutorial

With the shortage of masks, here is a simple tutorial on how to make a double layer cotton mask. Please note, these masks are still more porous than the recommended N95 masks, but can still help...
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Learning in a Time of Quarantine

Learning in a Time of Quarantine

School may be out, but learning never stops! Looking for more activities for your kids? Try out these heritage-focused activities! For more learning opportunities, check out our education page, our...
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More Activities for Kids!

More Activities for Kids!

Spring break is over, but quarantine continues. Looking for more activities for your kids? Try out these heritage-focused activities! For more learning opportunities, check out our education page,...
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Intro to Yarn Spinning

This 6-hour class taught by Foxfire’s resident weaver, Sharon Grist, will include instruction on different fibers and their characteristics and practical applications of carding, drafting, and...
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